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The 2021 NFL Draft is finally here, meaning we are finally going to end the months of speculation, rumors, and guesses - at least for this year’s draft, as come Sunday, we will be on to 2022 NFL Mock Draft Season. But, we will not think about that right now. Instead, it is time to turn our attention to the actual annual selection meeting.

After last year’s Draft was completed in a virtual environment, we return this year to an in-person experience. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, team representatives, soon-to-be rookies, and fans are all expected to be at the Draft, with booing, cheers, hugs, and chest bumps returning this year.

The three-day, seven-round selection process kicks off on Thursday night with the first round, then continues on Friday with the second- and third-rounds, and concludes on Saturday with the remaining four rounds.

2021 NFL Draft

Thursday, April 29
Round 1

Time: 8pm ET

TV Channels: ABC, ESPN, NFL Network, ESPN Deportes

Radio: ESPN Radio, Westwood One, SiriusXM

Streaming: fuboTV, NFL.com / NFL app, ESPN.com / ESPN app

Announcers:

  • ABC: Rece Davis, Kirk Herbstreit, Desmond Howard, Todd McShay
  • ESPN: Mike Greenberg, Mel Kiper, Jr., Louis Riddick, Booger McFarland, Chris Mortensen, Adam Schefter, Suzy Kolber (Jeff Darlington will provide Miami Dolphins specific analysis)
  • NFL Network: Rich Eisen, Daniel Jeremiah, Charles Davis, David Shaw, Kurt Warner, Joel Klatt, Ian Rapoport, Melissa Stark, Peter Schrager, Chris Rose (Omar Ruiz will provide Miami Dolphins specific analysis)

Round 1 Draft Order:

1) Jacksonville Jaguars
2. New York Jets
3. San Francisco 49ers (from HOU via MIA)
4. Atlanta Falcons
5. Cincinnati Bengals
6. Miami Dolphins (from PHI)
7. Detroit Lions
8. Carolina Panthers
9. Denver Broncos
10. Dallas Cowboys
11. New York Giants
12. Philadelphia Eagles (from SF through MIA)
13. Los Angeles Chargers
14. Minnesota Vikings
15. New England Patriots
16. Arizona Cardinals
17. Las Vegas Raiders
18. Miami Dolphins
19. Washington Football Team
20. Chicago Bears
21. Indianapolis Colts
22. Tennessee Titans
23. New York Jets (from SEA)
24. Pittsburgh Steelers
25. Jacksonville Jaguars (from LAR)
26. Cleveland Browns
27. Baltimore Ravens
28. New Orleans Saints
29. Green Bay Packers
30. Buffalo Bills
31. Baltimore Ravens (from KC)
32. Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Friday, April 30
Rounds 2-3

Time: 7pm ET

TV Channels: ABC, ESPN, NFL Network, ESPN Deportes

Radio: ESPN Radio, Westwood One, SiriusXM

Streaming: fuboTV, NFL.com / NFL app, ESPN.com / ESPN app

Announcers:

  • ABC: Rece Davis, Kirk Herbstreit, Desmond Howard, Todd McShay
  • ESPN: Mike Greenberg, Mel Kiper, Jr., Louis Riddick, Booger McFarland, Chris Mortensen, Adam Schefter, Suzy Kolber (Jeff Darlington will provide Miami Dolphins specific analysis)
  • NFL Network: Rich Eisen, Daniel Jeremiah, Charles Davis, Joel Klatt, Ian Rapoport, Melissa Stark, Peter Schrager, Chris Rose (Omar Ruiz will provide Miami Dolphins specific analysis)

Saturday, May 1
Rounds 4-7

Time: 12pm ET

TV Channels: ABC/ESPN, NFL Network, ESPN Deportes

Radio: ESPN Radio, Westwood One, SiriusXM

Streaming: fuboTV, NFL.com / NFL app, ESPN.com / ESPN app

Announcers:

  • ABC/ESPN: Rece Davis, Todd McShay, Mel Kiper, Jr., Louis Riddick, Chris Mortensen, Adam Schaefer (Jeff Darlington will provide Miami Dolphins specific analysis)
  • NFL Network: Rich Eisen, Daniel Jeremiah, Charles Davis, Ian Rapoport, Peter Schrager (Omar Ruiz will provide Miami Dolphins specific analysis)